IMF-NA, Simpson Technologies Tap Carpenter Bros. as Exclusive Sales Representative

Oct. 2, 2005
Products to include mixers, molding systems, sand-reclamation plants, and core-shooting machinery

Simpson Technologies Corp. and IMF-NA recently appointed Carpenter Brothers Inc. as their exclusive sales agent for Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

IMF-NA is the North American manufacturing arm for Italy’s IMF Group, one of the world’s leading builders of stationary and mobile mixers, no-bake molding plants, thermal reclamation systems, and core shooters. Simpson designs and builds a wide range of metalcasting equipment and systems, including batch and continuous molding-sand mixing equipment, molding-sand coolers, on-line mixer controls, core-sand and shell-sand preparation plants, core machines. Since 2004, Simpson has been IMF-NA’s exclusive agent for sales and service in North America,

"With the combination of IMF technologies and Simpson's sales and technical support capabilities, IMF-NA will offer North American metal casters access to the world's best technology in no-bake sand casting - from individual machines to turn-key, integrated no-bake molding systems - together with timely and local after-sale service, spare parts and technical support," according to a Simpson statement.

For large systems and integrated molding plants Simpson will be supported by IMF in Luino, Italy.

Products covered under the agreement include these IMF technologies:
- High-speed continuous mixers for chemically hardened sand;
- Fast-Loop molding systems for mold production (with or without flasks);
- Mechanical and thermal sand reclamation plants;
- Core-shooting machines for cold box, hot box, and shell processes.

Carpenter Brothers is a full line distributor of industrial supplies and equipment to the diecasting, environmental, blast cleaning, and surface-finishing industries.